Tell Us A Tale Tunes

21 March 2010

Theme: Traditional Tunes…

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Little Lamb Jam (Mary Had a Little Lamb), Orat Etkin with Charenee Wade, Jazz Playground, Putumayo Kids Present

Sing a Song of Sixpence, Barbara Morrison, Jazz Playground, Putumayo Kids Present

Shortnin’ Bread, Selloane with Famoro Dioubate, Jazz Playground, Putumayo Kids Present

The Muffin Man, Ella Fitzgerald, Jazz For Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle, and Shake, Verve

Angeline the Baker, Crooked Still, Hop High, Signature Sounds


Big Bad John, Buck Howdy, Giddyup, Prairie Dog Entertainment

Humpty Dumpty, Taj Majal, Family Folk Festival, Music For Little People

Thumbellina, Danny Kaye, A Child’s Celebration of Song 2, Music For Little People


Go Miss Mary Mack, Sweet Honey in the Rock, cELLAbration, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Put Your Finger in the Air, Tom Glazer, …Sings Honk-Hiss-Tweet-GGGGGGGGGG and Other Children’s Favorites, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

They All Asked For You, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds






The Cat Came Back, The Folk Tradition, Campfire, Wicked Good Sing-Alongs


Itsy Bitsy Spider, Little Richard, Every Child Deserves a Lifetime, Shout Factory



Boll Weevil, Jan Smith and Tom Proutt, Live on Tell Us A Tale

Tell Us A Tale Story Segments: Classic Children’s Stories & Tales in honor of the VA Festival of the Book

A Bad Case of Stripes
Author: David Shannon
Illustrator: David Shannon
Publisher: Blue Sky Press; ISBN 0-590-92997-6

Song: Cindy’s Absent
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Teacher’s Favorites

Tacky the Penguin
Author: Helen Lester
Illustrator: Lynn Munsinger
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-395-45536-7

Song: What’s the Matter With You
Artist: Bill Harley
CD: Monsters in the Bathroom

Jack and the Beanstalk
Author: John Howe (retold by)
Illustrator: John Howe
Publisher: Little Brown; ISBN 0-316-37579-9

Song: Hey Jack, What’s in the Sack?
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls

Blueberries For Sal
Author: Robert McCloskey
Illustrator: Robert McCloskey
Publisher: Viking Press; ISBN 0-670-17591-9

Song: Bluebery Pie
Artist: Bette Midler
CD: Every Child Deserves a Lifetime

Wind Says Good Night
Author: Katy Rydell
Adapted from: David Jorgensen
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-395-60474-5

Song: Hush
Artists: Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer
CD: Pillowfull of Wishes

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